Statue of Liberty Quilt

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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department
Decorative Arts
1985
Object number
1988.74.3
Credit Line
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr.
Artist
Mary Borkowski, born Sulphur Lick Springs, OH 1916-died Dayton, OH 2008
Topic
Architecture\bridge\Brooklyn Bridge
Figure group\male
Allegory\civic\liberty
Allegory\place\America
Animal\dolphin
Occupation\military\sailor
Ceremony\other\anniversary
Emblem\cross
Architecture Exterior\lighthouse
Medium
cotton and polyester appliqued, embroidered, and painted thread; quilted and handstitched
Dimensions
79 1/8 x 72 3/4 in. (101.0 x 84.8 cm.)
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Type
Decorative Arts-Fiber
Folk Art